Northern Ireland

Man appears in court charged with Dungannon murder

Merron Mews
Image caption The scene of the stabbing in County Tyrone

A 36-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in Dungannon earlier this month.

Luisa Cabral Pereira Silva, 29, was stabbed to death in the Merron Mews area on 12 August.

Valdomar Da Conceilao Silva, 36, from Belvedere Park, Dungannon, was charged with her murder and the attempted wounding of Anselmo Tavares on the same date.

The hearing on Tuesday was adjourned until 15 September.

The defendant, who appeared at Craigavon Magistrates Court, was remanded in custody.